Del Rey has teamed up with Go! Comi and the organizers (same people behind NY Comic-Con) of the New York Anime Festival to hold the Go! Comi and Doujinshi Contest. The deadline is November 1, all artists are encouraged to send in their five-page doujinshi based on Go! Comi's Black Sun, Silver Moon by uploading the entry to the New York Anime Festival section of

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Del Rey Manga has completely revamped its official website. Visit Del Rey's official forum to discuss the new design.

Source: AoD

From ICv2 comes an interview with Del Rey Manga's Dallas Middaugh, who talks about the U.S. manga market, the upcoming manga releases, and Del Rey's future plans.

Del Rey Manga has launched its official forum as part of AoD's Official Forums:

We have a new addition to our Official Forums section today as we're now hosting the Official Del Rey Manga Forums. This will be linked from their site later today and provide a place for fans of Del Rey's manga and prose releases to talk with each other and with representatives from the company.

Del Rey has posted on their SDCC blog some covers for their new licenses, as well as some exclusive art from Nina Matsumoto's new manga, Yokaiden.

SAN DIEGO, CA ??? July 28, 2007 ??? Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, today announced an exciting new manga lineup for Spring 2008, with acquisitions of bestselling manga and manga novels from Japanese publishing powerhouse Kodansha, a manga video game tie-in with video game leader Capcom, and brand new original English-language manga.

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Del Rey manga has announced a giveaway of their SDCC goodies for people who cannot attend the convention:

Just send an e-mail to with "Active Anime/SDCC giveaway" in the subject line. Include your full name and address in the body of the e-mail (NOTE: Your personal information will not be used for anything other than this contest). Entries must be received by Monday, July 30, 2007.

Read more about Del Rey staff's "SDCC adventures" at the official Del Rey SDCC blog.

Del Rey has launched their official Comic-Con manga blog on Active Anime. Currently there are no news announcements, but there are some photos and various stories from Del Rey's staff.

Del Rey is delighted to be a part of Comic-Con International: San Diego being held from July 26th to July 29th, 2007 at the San Diego Convention Center. We'll be stationed at Booth #1135 throughout the show, bringing you the chance to meet your favorite authors, to win free manga for a year, and all sorts of other fun activities and giveaways.

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Del Rey has announced its schedule for this year's Comic-Con International, taking place in San Diego on July 26 - 29. Del Rey also announced its plan to collaborate with Active Anime to bring "exclusive reports straight from the convention floor for those who cannot attend the convention."

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